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December 2018 Oceanography

Special Issue on the Gulf of San Jorge (Patagonia, Argentina)

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Special Issue on Mathematical Aspects of Physical Oceanography

June 2018 Oceanography

Special Issue on Ocean Warming

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TOS Newsletter

February 4, 2019
1. Message from TOS President, Martin Visbeck
2. TOS Council Election Results
3. Munk Award Nominations Due March 31, 2019
4. Ocean Community Announcements
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Oceanography Student News

This free monthly newsletter includes a column from the TOS Student Rep, the most current info on oceanography student resources and opportunities, profiles of TOS student subcommittee members, and links to career profiles of non-academic oceanographers. 
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DISTINGUISHED OCEANOGRAPHER WALTER MUNK PASSES AWAY 

On February 8, 2019, Walter Munk passed away at his home in La Jolla, California, at the age of 101. Jointly with with the US Office of Naval Research, TOS has long honored Dr. Munk’s scientific legacy through the Munk Award, which recognizes significant original contributions to the understanding of physical ocean processes related to sound in the sea. Read the obituary posted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography here

TOS WELCOMES NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS

TOS gives a warm welcome to new Council members Andone Lavery (President-Elect), Richard Crout (At-Large), Amelia Shevenell (Geological Oceanography), and Christina Hernández (Student Rep).  Alan Mix remains on the Council as Past President, and Rick Murray (past Geological Oceanography Councilor) will serve as Ethics Committee Chair. We thank Susan Lozier, Dennis McGillicuddy, Rick Murray, and Stefanie Mack for their outstanding service.  Visit our Governance page to view all TOS Council members.

THE TOS COUNCIL APPROVES THE NEW POLICY ON PROFESSIONAL INTEGRITY, ETHICS, CONDUCT, AND IMPLEMENTATION GUIDELINES

The final, approved policy is available here.

MUNK AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE MARCH 31

Nominations for the Walter Munk Award, recognizing excellence in distinguished research in oceanography related to sound and the sea, are due March 31. Details on the nomination procedure are available here

DECEMBER SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE GULF OF SAN JORGE (PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA)

The December special issue of Oceanography on the Gulf of San Jorge (Patagonia, Argentina) is now online. The issue can be viewed here

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP IS FREE!

Nurturing the next generation of scientists is crucially important to the future of oceanography. To support this need, The Oceanography Society has made membership available free for students enrolled at the graduate or undergraduate level.  Join Now!

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2017/2018 Awards and Honors


Jerlov Award
Annick Bricaud
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TOS Fellow
James N. Moum
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Munk Award
Andone C. Lavery
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TOS Fellow
Heidi M. Sosik
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TOS Fellow
D. James Baker
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TOS Fellow
Stanley Wilson
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TOS Fellow
James R. Ledwell
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Important Deadlines

TOS Fellow Nominations 
October 31, 2019

The Munk Award 
March 31, 2019

Upcoming Conferences

13th International Conference on Paleoceanography
September 1–6, 2019

OceanObs’19
September 16–20, 2019

2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting
February 16–21, 2020

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